Dest B1. Learning and Doing. Vocabulary to Practise
Dest B1 Unit 6 Vocabulary Practice
Exercise 1. Choose the correct word from the list on the left to make the sentences complete.
|subject||1. A *** is an area of knowledge or study, especially one that you study at school, college, or university|
|mark||2. A *** is a point that is given for a correct answer or for doing something well in an exam or competition|
|exam||3. A*** is one of the periods of time that the school or university year is divided into|
|brain||4. *** is the knowledge and ability that enables you to do something well.|
|course||5. *** is knowledge or skill in a particular job or activity, which you have gained because you have done that job or activity for a long time.|
|degree||6. An *** is a person who is very skilled at doing something or who knows a lot about a particular subject.|
|experience||7. *** are clear and detailed information on how to do something.|
|expert||8. A *** at a university or college is a course of study that you take there, or the qualification that you get when you have passed the course.|
|instructions||9. An *** is a formal test that you take to show your knowledge or ability in a particular subject, or to obtain a qualification.|
|skill||10. A *** is a series of lessons or lectures on a particular subject.|
|term||11. Your *** is the organ inside your head that controls your body’s activities and enables you to think and to feel things such as heat and pain.|
Exercise 2. Choose the word which best fits each sentence.
- Kevin has just passed his driving test/exam.
- My favourite course/subject is Maths.
- I don’t want to take any more qualification/exams…
- You should follow the instructions/report/mark on the packet.
- Adrian was finding it difficult to guess/concentrate.
- You don’t need to have any qualification/experience/skill for this job.
- He plays the piano with great skill/experience.
- We have to take/pass/fail exams at the end of each year.
- She has a degree and a teaching skill/qualification/experience.
- Applicants must have experience/qualification/skill of working with children.
- Ben considered/wondered the statue with an expert eye.
- Children need to experience/wonder/hesitate things for themselves in order to learn from them.
- I consider/wonder/search how James is getting on.
- Kay hesitated/concentrated/wondered for a moment and then said ‘yes’.
- He was marking/considering essays in his small study.
Exercise 3. Fill in the gaps with active vocabulary from Unit 6. Drag your mouse to check yourself. The answers are in white.
- He wasn’t even sure of his mother’s name.
- She has worked hard to achieve her goal of a job in the medical profession.
- My brain worked fast as I tried to decide what to do.
- Lucy is quite clever and does well at school.
- Always make sure of your facts before accusing anyone.
- It was too dark to search further.
- I’d say she’s about 35, but that’s only a guess.
- After a long search for the murder weapon, the police found a knife.
- Stress has an effect on both your physical and mental health.
- Students learn to cook French food with the help of expert chefs.
- I’m taking a course in graphic design.
- He took a master’s degree in economics at Yale.
- She had learned from experience to take little rests in between her daily routine…
- You don’t need to be a computer expert to use the programme.
- He failed maths but passed all his other subjects.
- Someone might have guessed our secret and passed it on.
- I just wanted to make sure you knew where to go.
- But they have made considerable progress in a relatively short time.
- He did well to get such a good mark.
- I’m shortly to begin a course on the modern novel.
- That song always reminds me of our first date.
- We have to write a short report on the conference.
- Now, she had seven different subjects every day with different teachers, but there was very little interaction.
- She’s an exceptionally talented student.
- I’d better skip the party and stay at home to revise.
- It is wonderful how quickly they learn and how smart they are.
- The exams are at the end of the summer term.
Note: the exercises were made with the help of authentic English dictionaries.